NEWS31 October 2019

Nielsen’s Megan Clarken made Criteo CEO

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US – Ad platform Criteo has appointed Megan Clarken as its chief executive officer based in Paris.

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Clarken (pictured) joins from Nielsen, where she has worked for the past 15 years, most recently as chief commercial officer of Nielsen Global Media. Prior to Nielsen she worked at a number of different media and tech businesses in Australia.

Criteo founding chairman and CEO JB Rudelle decided – supported by the board of directors – to bring in a new CEO to help with the business transform into a tech platform and split the roles of chairman and CEO.

Rudelle remains chairman of the board of directors.

He said: "I am personally very happy to work with Megan on the next phase of our transformative journey; she will significantly strengthen our executive team in its strategic evolution."

Clarken added: "Criteo has grown into a truly impressive company, with high-quality assets and talented teams, and I'm honoured to lead the company into the next chapter of its development."